Job vacancies in Canadian health care reach all-time high amid pandemic

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 09:00:52 +0000

Despite increased demand due to COVID-19, Canada is still short thousands of health-care workers. Vacancies reached an all-time high in the Canadian health-care and social assistance sector. By the end of 2020 there were 100,300 vacant positions in these sectors, according to a study by Statistics Canada. Labour shortages in health care has been a long-standing […]

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Air travellers to Canada must quarantine in hotel starting Feb. 22

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 16:48:57 +0000

Air travellers to Canada will have to quarantine in a hotel for three days at their own expense starting February 22. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released the official date at a press conference on February 12, about two weeks after introducing the new coronavirus safety measure. The estimated cost to travellers who must quarantine in […]

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Thousands of foreign nationals reuniting with Canadian spouses

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2021 09:00:10 +0000

Many Canadians are reuniting with their foreign spouses in Canada after being separated because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Toronto Star. The pandemic has resulted in a slowdown in the processing of applications for immigration to Canada. In September, however, the federal government announced that it would speed up the processing of spousal […]

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Québec maintient ses cibles en matière d’immigration pour 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 19:19:00 +0000

Le Québec pourrait accueillir entre 44 500 et 47 500 immigrants en 2021. Les objectifs d’immigration pour 2021 ont été annoncés dans le cadre du Plan d’immigration du Québec 2021, rendu public le 29 octobre. Ce rapport coïncide avec le dévoilement par Immigration, Réfugiés et Citoyenneté Canada (IRCC) de son plan pluriannuel, qui est attendu […]

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Québec introduit de nouveaux projets pilotes et des modifications aux programmes d’immigration

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 18:00:01 +0000

Le gouvernement du Québec a publié des détails de trois programmes pilotes d’immigration permanente qui devraient entrer en vigueur au début de 2021. Le projet de règlement qui vise la mise en œuvre de trois nouveaux programmes pilotes d’immigration permanente a été publié le 28 octobre 2020 dans la Gazette officielle du Québec. Au cours […]

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Quebec government releases details of new pilot programs; immigration programs changes

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:23:09 +0000

The Government of Quebec has released details of three pilot permanent immigration programs that will be implemented in early 2021. The draft regulation relating to the implementation of three new permanent immigration pilot programs was published on October 28, 2020 in the Gazette officielle du Québec. Over the next 45 days, the government intends to […]

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Canada extends online processing of temporary visas, eTAs, adds exemptions

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 12:54:47 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that the processing of online temporary resident visa (TRV) applications and electronic travel authorizations (eTAs) will continue into the new year. New categories of applicants have also been added to the list of those who are exempt from submitting TRV applications electronically. Under the current rules, all […]

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Canada regains 55% of jobs lost to coronavirus

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 18:38:03 +0000

Canada is seeing some economic recovery as coronavirus restrictions ease throughout the country. About 55 per cent of the 3 million jobs lost since April were recouped as of July, according to the Labour Force Survey. About 419,000 jobs were added in July, a 2.4 per cent increase over the previous month. The growth was […]

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Quebec resumes foreign worker recruitment campaigns

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:00:09 +0000

Quebec is holding online recruitment campaigns targeting foreign workers to help employers in the province fill labour shortages and support the province’s post-pandemic economic recovery. The planned recruitment initiatives called the Journées Quebec (Quebec Days) are led by the Ministère de l’Immigration du Québec, with the support of its network of representatives in various locations […]

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The Power Sector’s Most Crucial COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 12:20:55 +0000

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The latest version of the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council’s (ESCC’s) resource guide to assess and mitigate COVID-19 suggests the U.S. power sector continues to grapple with key concerns involving control center continuity, power plant continuity, access to restricted and quarantined areas, mutual assistance, and supply chain challenges. In its fifth and sixth versions of the […]

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